Best ever Irish recipes for St Patrick’s Day

Add a pinch of Irish charm to your cooking this St Patrick’s Day with our traditional stew and soda bread, to boozy Guinness and Baileys twists on classic recipes.

Soda bread

A classic Irish, easy bread recipe that takes less than an hour. Ideal for when you’re in a hurry, it uses just four ingredients.This one is made with a mix of wholemeal and plain flour.


Irish stew

A warming winter one-pot of lamb shoulder slow cooked in stout with swede and potatoes for a wholesome family meal.

Guinness rarebit

A clever Irish twist on a favourite snack to serve on St Patrick’s Day. Classic rarebit often contains a splash of ale – using Guinness gives a deeper savoury flavour to the finished dish.

Chocolate tart with Baileys ice cream

Some puddings are worth spending time making. This classic rich chocolate tart with homemade boozy Baileys ice-cream makes a special Irish-themed dinner party dessert or a lovely pudding for a family gathering.

Baileys and white chocolate fudge

Homemade fudge is a great little sweet treat, and our Baileys twist is the perfect little energy booster or coffee accompaniment for St Patrick’s Day celebrations. 

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